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      Orgnanic chemistry; free radicals; radical chain catalysis; polarity reversal catalysis; Smart initiation; SRN1 Mechanism; Photoredox catalysis

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      In this review, the journey of free radicals, from being shrewdly untamable until its emergence as a powerful tool in chemistry, has been tracked. A modern perspective on the generation of radicals has been offered through the lens of photoredox, metal mediation, redox-active scaffolds, and EDA complexes. Spotlight has been on the catalysis of radical reactions harboring unique strategies like smart initiation, electron and hole catalysis, and polarity reversal catalysis

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